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Recycling Styrofoam into rigid plastic

Mexican entrepreneurs designed the first national machine capable of recycling Styrofoam (expanded polystyrene) and transform it into a raw material used in the manufacture of transparent hard plastic.


Veolia transforms non-recyclable paper into new products

Veolia has launched a new technology to transform non-recyclable paper and cardboard from household waste into a pulp.


Battery Industry Presses Ahead with Voluntary Recycling Program

Presidents of Duracell, Energizer, Kodak, Panasonic and Rayovac, the five major battery producing companies, met in San Francisco on 13 December 2011 to review progress and reaffirm their commitment to the successful launch of an industry led, voluntary primary battery collection and recycling program in 2013.


Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches Highest Level in More than a Decade

The US recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58,1% of all cans recycled last year—a rate that is more than double that of any other beverage container, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today.


Armstrong Recycling Program Reclaims 100 Million Square Feet of Old Ceiling Tiles

Armstrong World Industries has now diverted more than 100 million square feet of old ceiling tiles from landfills through its Ceiling Recycling Program.


Tesla Launches Battery Recycling Program Throughout Europe

Tesla Motors has launched a comprehensive strategy to recycle its industry-leading battery packs throughout Europe.


Waste Management Releases First CFL Packaging and Recycling Program

Waste Management, today announced that it will provide Earthmate compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) in recyclable packaging that also doubles as a CFL recycling kit.


RecycleBank's Recycling Reward Program Escalates Growth Across the U.S.

Days prior to America Recycles Day and on the heels of overwhelming successes across East Coast cities like Wilmington, DE, Fairfax, VA and Cherry Hill, NJ, the popular RecycleBank recycling rewards program announces plans to strategically expand operations.



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